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Tara Kemes Appointed GM of Cinesite Studios Vancouver

Cinesite Studios announced the appointment of Tara Kemes as General Manager of its feature animation operation in Vancouver. Taking over from Nicole Stinn, Kemes will be responsible ... Continue Reading →
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The Star: In A Different Light

Sony Pictures Animation delivers a new perspective on the nativity story in The Star. Christmas movies are ... Continue Reading →
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Cinesite Tapped to Animate MGM’s ‘Addams Family’

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures has announced that digital entertainment outfit Cinesite Studios will provide CG animation and VFX for its upcoming feature film based on the macabre panel ... Continue Reading →
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Smith Global Picks Up ‘Gnome Alone’ & ‘Charming’

Newly minted LA-based distributor Smith Global Media is continuing its aggressive release slate build-up by picking up animated family features Gnome Alone and Charming. Featuring star-studded ... Continue Reading →
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Cinesite Acquires Vancouver Animation Studio Nitrogen

Cinesite Studios has acquired full-service animation facility Nitrogen Studios Canada, Inc., based in Vancouver. The studio employs 70 creative and production staff, and is best known ... Continue Reading →
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Cinesite Adapting Classic Harold Lloyd Films to Animation

Montreal-based Cinesite Studios has partnered with the Harold Lloyd Estate and Comic Animations to adapt the early Hollywood legends’ films into a series of animated features. ... Continue Reading →
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VES 2017 Board Officers Set, Chair Mike Chambers Re-Elected

The Visual Effects Society (VES) — the industry’s global professional honorary society — announces its 2017 Board of Directors officers. The five officers, who comprise ... Continue Reading →
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The Combine Sets First Animated Film ‘I.F.’

Jeremy Renner and Don Handfield will be tackling their first animated film project under their banner, the Combine, Deadline reports. Joining with Straight Up Films and Cinesite, I.F.  ... Continue Reading →
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Goodbye Kansas VFX Group Opens UK Studio

Stockholm-based Goodbye Kansas Entertainment group announces the launch of its new UK studio which will serve as a strategic base to deliver their Scandinavian smorgasbord of services ... Continue Reading →
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Image Engine Hires Bolster Artistic Leadership

Oscar-nominated visual effects studio Image Engine is expanding its talent base with the hiring of three additional senior staff at its Vancouver headquarters: Visual Effects Supervisor ... Continue Reading →